Greatest Opera Singers

Greatest Opera Singers

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Aurora Rettore (Soprano) ( ? 1901 - ?)





Probably she made her debut in 1916. In the season 1921-22 she appeared at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome, where she sang in ‘’Francesca there Rimini’’, ‘’Boris Godunov’’,  ‘’Gianni Schicchi’’ and ‘’Suor Angelica’’. In 1925 she sang at the Teatro Donizetti of Bergamo in the opera ‘’Anna Karenina’’ of Igino Rubbiani. In 1926 she guested in the Covent Garden, London appearing in ‘’La Boheme’’ and ‘’Falstaff’’. In 1931 she  again made appearance at thr Covent Garden. From 1933-35 she belonged to the ensemble of La Scala, however appeared there only in smaller parts. She performed there among other things in the premiere of the opera ‘’Il Dibuk’’ of  Rocca (1934). Then she sang only comprimario roles.

Chronology of some appearances

1918 Mondova Teatro Sociale Breo Barbiere di Siviglia (Rosina)
1920 Milano Teatro Verdi Barbiere di Siviglia (Rosina)
1922 Milano Teatro Dal Verme Francesca da Rimini (Biancofiore)
1924 MelbourneHis Majestic's Carmen (Micaela)
1926 Venezia   Teatro La Fenice Anna Karenina di I.Robbiani (Sergio)
1928 CairoTeatro Khediviale Stagione
1931 Londra Teatro Covent Garden Stagione
1933 Genova Teatro Carlo Felice Fedora (Olga)
1937 ComoTeatro Sociale Arlesiana (Innocente)


RECORDINGS FOR SALE








Columbia, Milano
Don Pasquale (Donizetti): Quel guardo cavalier D5797 WB1794
Don Pasquale (Donizetti): So anch'io la virtù magica D5797 WB1795
Ballo in maschera (Verdi): E scherzo with Alessandro Bonci, Giuseppe Menni, Erminia Rubadi and Salvatore  Baccaloni GQX 10148   bx 70 
Ballo in maschera (Verdi): Di tu se fedele with Alessandro Bonci  GQX 10148    bx 71  
Ballo in maschera (Verdi): Saper vorreste D5613 WB1257
Don Pasquale (Donizetti): Tornami a dir with Dino Borgioli D 12579 b 1823  
Elisir d'amore: (Donizetti) Quanto amore! with Salvatore Baccaloni DQ 244, DQ 244, wb 3199,  wb 3200   
Don Giovanni (Mozart): La  ci darem la mano with Riccardo  Stracciari D18061 WBX460  
        

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